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According to the HIA, other good investments when renovating include new lighting technologies that reduce power costs, glass fencing for entertainment areas, smart garden watering and home security features. Clever landscaping is also a good idea, but resist putting in a swimming pool as this can cut your potential market in half – many buyers may find it too high maintenance.
Add autumn colourMany deciduous vines such as the Boston ivy (Parthenocissus tricuspidata) used here, have foliage that turns a stunning colour in autumn. Virginia creeper (Parthenocissus quinquefolia) and ornamental grapes (Vitis vinifera ‘Purpurea’ or Vitis amurensis) are other options.Your say If you enjoyed this story, like it, bookmark it, save the photos and share your thoughts below. Join the conversation!MoreBrowse more stunning gardens